Students have multiple options to choose from when selecting a meal plan. There are plans to meet the needs of varying academic schedules and dining preferences.
Important Terms and Facts to Know
- Transferable - an ID card can be swiped more than one time at each meal exchange
- Certain limitations apply - students may not transfer leftover meals to another student, they must be present when card is used
- Non-transferable - an ID card can only be swiped one time for each meal exchange
- Flex Dollars - flexible-use funds that are added each semester and may be used at the dining commons, Norm's, Loew-Brenn, Pizza Hut, Cafe of Hope, and the 509 Community Coffee House
- Meals do not carry over from one semester to the next (with the exception of commuter plans).
- Flex Dollars carry over from the fall semester to the spring semester, but not from the spring semester to the following academic year.
- All freshmen must be on Plan A, A1, B, or B1.
- Student teachers, senior social work and nursing student majors, and residents of Miller, Meadows, and Forester Village are allowed to be on any Resident Meal Plan (but not a Commuter Meal Plan). These are the only residents allowed on Meal Plan D or D1 without special permission from the Student Life Office.
- If you are on plan A, A1, B, B1, C, C1, E or E1 for both semesters and do not eat during the January Term session then you will receive $100 flex dollars.
- Students on the D or D1 plan for either semester are not eligible for the $100 flex dollars for not eating over J-term.
- You may eat during the January Term BREAK without forfeiting the $100 flex dollars.
- The flex dollars will be added to your account by the second or third week of the second semester. This is computed automatically and is generated by the ID card being used (or not) during J-term.
- All students who are on a meal plan for fall/spring semester will be on the A plan for J-Term.
- New Spring semester students may eat during J-term.